A Multi-Agent Architecture for NATO Network Enabled Capabilities: Enabling Semantic Interoperability in Dynamic Environments (NC3A RD-2376)

  • Brenda J. Powers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5006)


The use of Autonomous agents in conjunction with semantic web technologies such as Extensible Markup Language (XML), Resource Description Framework (RDF), Web Services and Ontologies will enhance the effectiveness of NATO Network Enabled Capabilities (NNEC) operations. These semantic web components are the enablers for realizing the benefits that agents can bring towards achieving interoperability at the semantic level. This paper presents the Semantic Interoperability Collaborative Multi-Agent Architecture (SI-CoMAr), which is proposed in conjunction with Semantic web components, to address the issue of enabling semantic interoperability in dynamic environments such as those supported by the NNEC concept of operations.


Semantic Interoperability NATO Network Enabled Capabilities (NNEC) Agent Technology Ontology Command and Control (C2


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brenda J. Powers
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  1. 1.NATO ConsultationCommand and Control (C3) AgencyThe HagueNetherlands

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